Verses where 'tears' has been added or removed from the NIV1984

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The word 'Tears' occurs 2 times less often in the NIV2011 (43 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (45 times). The word 'Tears' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 0 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Tears' was added or removed from a verse in the NIV1984 to make the NIV2011. If the word was moved around (for example if the grammar was changed) in the verse it will not be listed below, this page only lists where words have been added or removed.

Statistics for these verses

OutcomeNum versesPercent
Uses TNIV text2100.0%

Please note: The above statistics are compiled at the level of the entire verse text, not the word level.

Verses where Tears was removed

1 Samuel 2:33

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוְאִ֗ישׁ לֹֽא־ אַכְרִ֤ית לְךָ֙ מֵעִ֣ם מִזְבְּחִ֔י לְכַלּ֥וֹת אֶת־ עֵינֶ֖יךָ וְלַאֲדִ֣יב אֶת־ נַפְשֶׁ֑ךָ וְכָל־ מַרְבִּ֥ית בֵּיתְךָ֖ יָמ֥וּתוּ אֲנָשִֽׁים׃
NIV1984Every one of you that I do not cut off from my altar will be spared only to blind your eyes with tears and to grieve your heart, and all your descendants will die in the prime of life.
TNIVEvery one of you that I do not cut off from serving at my altar I will spare only to destroy your sight and sap your strength, and all your descendants will die in the prime of life.
NIV2011Every one of you that I do not cut off from serving at my altar I will spare only to destroy your sight and sap your strength, and all your descendants will die in the prime of life.
Compared to NIV1984Every one of you that I do not cut off from serving at my altar I will bespare spared only to blinddestroy your eyessight with tears and tosap grieve your heartstrength, and all your descendants will die in the prime of life.
Compared to TNIVEvery one of you that I do not cut off from serving at my altar I will spare only to destroy your sight and sap your strength, and all your descendants will die in the prime of life.

Proverbs 29:4

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSמֶ֗לֶךְ בְּ֭מִשְׁפָּט יַעֲמִ֣יד אָ֑רֶץ וְאִ֖ישׁ תְּרוּמ֣וֹת יֶֽהֶרְסֶֽנָּה׃
NIV1984By justice a king gives a country stability, but one who is greedy for bribes tears it down.
TNIVBy justice a king gives a country stability, but those who are greedy for bribes tear it down.
NIV2011By justice a king gives a country stability, but those who are greedy for bribes tear it down.
Compared to NIV1984By justice a king gives a country stability, but onethose who isare greedy for bribes tearstear it down.
Compared to TNIVBy justice a king gives a country stability, but those who are greedy for bribes tear it down.


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